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Suwanose-jima volcano
stratovolcano 799 m/ 2,621 ft
Ryukyu Islands, Japan, 29.64°N / 129.72°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) Suwanose-jima volcano eruptions:
2004 (Oct) - ongoing: intermittent strombolian-type activity
Since 1949: essentially continuous activity
2000 (Dec) - Jul 2004 (Jul): strombolian activity, 1999 (Jan-Feb, June), 1996 (Dec) - 1997 (Apr), 1949-96, 1940, 1938, 1934 (?), 1925, 1921-22, 1915 (?), 1914 (?), 1889, 1885, 1884, 1877, 1813-14 (sub-plinian Bunka eruption), around 1600 AD (large explosive eruption)
Typical eruption style:
explosive, strombolian

Suwanose-jima volcano, Japan, news & activity updates

Suwanose-jima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 21/0520Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)

Sun, 21 Feb 2021, 06:15
06:15 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 and is moving at 10 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:00 UTC, 21/02/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210221/0600Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/96
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 21/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 N2939 E12942 - N2957 E12957 - N2955 E13009 -
N2942 E12956 - N2938 E12943 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/1120Z SFC/FL050 N3055 E13132 - N3040 E13142 -
N2936 E12941
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/1720Z SFC/FL050 N3137 E13327 - N3126 E13332 -

N2938 E12943 - N3036 E13051
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20210221/1200Z=

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